Manual Chapter : About HTTP Headers

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  • 15.0.0
Manual Chapter

About HTTP Headers

An HTTP Headers action supports modifying an outgoing HTTP request to a back-end server. The action supports manipulation of HTTP and cookie headers being sent to back-end servers.
The HTTP Headers item cannot manipulate HTTP cookies in outgoing HTTP requests to any portal access application.
The HTTP Headers item provides these configuration options and elements.
An entry in the HTTP Header Modify table includes these elements.
Header Operation
Specifies
insert
,
append
,
replace
, or
remove
.
Header Name
Specifies the header name on which to operate.
Header Value
Specifies the value on which to operate.
Any per-flow or session variable can be used as a header value, for example, %{
session.user.clientip
} or %{
perflow.session.id
}.
Header Delimiter
Specifies the separator to use when appending a header.
An entry in the HTTP Cookie Modify table includes these elements.
Cookie Operation
Specifies
update
or
delete
.
When
update
is selected and a cookie that matches the name and value does not exist, HTTP Header adds the specified cookie.
Cookie Name
Specifies the name to match.
Cookie Value
Specifies the value to match when deleting a cookie or the new value to set when updating a cookie.
Any per-flow or session variable can be used as a cookie value.